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artlessadjective

uk   /ˈɑːt.ləs/  us   /ˈɑrːt-/
simple and not wanting to deceive: "Why did you take the money?" she asked the child. "Because I wanted it," came the artless reply.
artlessly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
artlessness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “artless”
in Chinese (Traditional) 單純的,直率的, 不詭詐的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 单纯的,直率的, 不诡诈的…
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